American States Water Company (AWR): Price and Financial Metrics

American States Water Company (AWR): $87.20

-0.32 (-0.37%)

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  • AWR scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 88.11% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for AWR is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 48 weeks.
  • AWR ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 2nd percentile.

AWR Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 389.41, American States Water Co is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 92.35% of US stocks.
  • American States Water Co's stock had its IPO on March 26, 1990, making it an older stock than 84.04% of US equities in our set.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, AWR is more volatile than only 17.25% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to American States Water Co are AR, NWE, UHT, POR, and ADT.
  • Visit AWR's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

AWR Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Utilities stock, AWR's price/sales ratio is 137.93% higher, now standing at 6.9.
  • Over the past 243 months, AWR's price/earnings ratio has gone up 20.
  • AWR's price/sales ratio has moved up 5.1 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AWR.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AWR 2021-09-01 6.9 5.2 37.4 28.0
AWR 2021-08-31 6.8 5.1 36.8 27.6
AWR 2021-08-30 6.8 5.1 36.7 27.6
AWR 2021-08-27 6.6 5.0 36.1 27.1
AWR 2021-08-26 6.6 5.0 35.8 27.0
AWR 2021-08-25 6.5 5.0 35.5 26.8

AWR Growth Metrics

  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 6.64%.
  • The 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -78.2%.
  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 46.3%.
Over the past 33 months, AWR's revenue has gone up $73,371,000.

The table below shows AWR's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 503.362 117.051 92.585
2021-03-31 496.226 131.192 91.621
2020-12-31 488.243 122.17 86.425
2020-09-30 477.036 120.403 82.914
2020-06-30 477.844 118.46 84.39
2020-03-31 481.213 103.138 85.562

AWR's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • AWR has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 47.05% of graded US stocks.
  • AWR's asset turnover comes in at 0.281 -- ranking 29th of 105 Utilities stocks.
  • PEG, CDZI, and NEE are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with AWR.

The table below shows AWR's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.281 0.648 0.065
2021-03-31 0.283 0.646 0.066
2020-12-31 0.284 0.642 0.065
2020-09-30 0.284 0.634 0.063
2020-06-30 0.289 0.637 0.066
2020-03-31 0.297 0.637 0.068

AWR Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of AWR, see our AWR price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $86.92 Average Broker Recommendation 1.83 (Hold)

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AWR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $87.20 52-week high $94.96
Prev. close $87.52 52-week low $70.07
Day low $87.08 Volume 120,900
Day high $88.63 Avg. volume 185,402
50-day MA $89.16 Dividend yield 1.67%
200-day MA $81.11 Market Cap 3.22B

American States Water Company (AWR) Company Bio

American States Water Company provides water and electric services to residential, industrial, and other customers in the United States. The company was founded in 1929 and is based in San Dimas, California.

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Below are the latest news stories about American States Water Co that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate AWR as an investment opportunity.

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Yahoo | September 18, 2021

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Nonstop services amid the pandemic and investments to retain infrastructure lead utilities like California Water (CWT), Middlesex Water (MSEX) and American States (AWR) to outperform the industry.

Yahoo | September 10, 2021

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Yahoo | September 7, 2021

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AWR Price Returns

1-mo -2.37%
3-mo 7.86%
6-mo 16.58%
1-year 23.12%
3-year 53.49%
5-year 134.49%
YTD 11.05%
2020 -6.75%
2019 31.19%
2018 17.91%
2017 29.76%
2016 11.00%

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